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The Magik Theatre announces general auditions for the 2017-2018 season

The Magik Theatre announces general auditions for their 2017-2018 season. Magik is seeking actors ages 16 and older who love children and children’s theatre and who have daytime and weekend availability. (A children's audition will be announced at a later time.) Additionally, the theatre is seeking actors who play an instrument or have circus skills. Adult actors are paid hourly for rehearsals and a per performance rate. Weekly actor pay usually runs between $200 and $350 for what is usually a part-time schedule. Under-age actors may receive a stipend. The Magik Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, ages, and abilities to audition.

July 15, 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

July 16, 2017, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The Magik Theatre
420 S. Alamo St
San Antonio, TX 78205

August 15, 2017, 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
The Zachary Scott Theatre
202 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704

Interested actors should complete the form and follow the instructions here:

Audition materials:
-All persons auditioning should bring with them a single copy of their headshot & resume.
-You will have 4 minutes total for your audition.
-Singers should prepare 32 bars of a song and a short monologue. Bring sheet music marked with cuts: an accompanist will be provided.
-Non-singers should prepare two contrasting monologues or one longer monologue, total audition not to exceed 4 minutes.
-By submitting this form, you authorize The Magik Theatre to share the information contained within with our Staff and Contracted Production Personnel.

A breakdown of characters for the mainstage season can be found here: 2017-18 Character Breakdowns

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Rikki-Tikki-Tavi and Other “Just So” Stories

October 6, 2017 through November 4, 2017
Good for ages 3 and up, ideal for ages 5-10
Based on “Just So Stories” by Rudyard Kipling, the author of The Jungle Book.

Includes the beloved fables "How the Elephant Got Her Trunk," "How the Camel Got His Hump," and the exciting "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi," the brave mongoose who saves his boy from an vengeful Cobra. Varying from whimsical to moral, these iconic stories are set in colonial India and are peppered with Bollywood-style music and dance.

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

November 21, 2017 through December 31, 2017
All ages family fun, ideal for ages 5-10
Laughs abound in this bestselling Christmas classic based on the book by Barbara Robinson!

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever follows the outrageous shenanigans of the Herdman siblings, or “the worst kids in the history of the world.” The siblings take over the annual Christmas pageant in a hilarious yet heartwarming tale involving the Three Wise Men, a ham, scared shepherds, and six rowdy kids.

Tomás and the Library Lady

January 26, 2018 through February 17, 2018
Good for ages 5 and up, ideal for ages 7-12
The award-winning book by Pat Mora, now adapted for the stage by playwright Jose Cruz Gonzalez.

Tomás is a son of migrant workers who loves learning, but has to leave school to follow the crops with his parents. When Tomás meets the library lady a whole new world opens up for him. Based on the true story of the Mexican-American author and educator Tomás Rivera who went on to become the first minority Chancellor in the University of California system, this inspirational story suggests what libraries--and education--can make possible. A Texas Bluebonnet Master List Title, a Smithsonian Notable Books for Children title, and winner of the Teachers' Choice Award from the International Reading Association.


Especially for Middle and High Schools...

A Wrinkle in Time

Good for ages 10 and up, ideal for middle school and high school ages

Adapted from the Newbery Award winning book by Madeleine L'Engle who is known for works reflect that both her Christian faith and her interest in science. This young adult novel is a coming of age classic, a sci-fi fantasy cult favorite, and a moral examination of good and evil. In addition to the Newbery Award, it's the winner of the Sequoyah Book Award, the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award, and was runner-up for the Hans Christian Andersen Award.

Ever since her father vanished under mysterious circumstances, Meg Murry’s life has been spiraling out of control. But one dark and stormy night, Mrs. Whatsit appears to bring her on a magical and dangerous adventure to bring her father home. Join Meg, her extraordinary brother Charles Wallace, their pal Calvin, and a host of extraterrestrial friends and foes as they journey into the heart of a terrible evil in the hope of reuniting a fragmented family. This heartwarming adventure across the stars is adapted for the stage by James Sie and runs two hours with an intermission.

Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical

March 2, 2018 through April 7, 2018
Good for all ages, ideal for ages 3-7
Based on the beloved Caldecott Honor-winning picture book by Mo Willems, author of Elephant and Piggy and Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus.

Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical is filled with adventure, song, and dancing laundry -- an instant children's classic! Six-time Emmy Award winner, Mo Willems, teamed up with Grammy Award-winning composer, Michael Silversher, to create this heart-warming and hilarious musical.

Disney's Aladdin, Dual-Language Edition

April 24, 2018 through June 2, 2018
Good for ages 3 and up, ideal for ages 5-10
Based on the original tale from 1001 Arabian Nights, and featuring the Academy Award-winning score from Disney's animated classic.

Bienvenidos a Agrabah! This dual-language version in both Spanish and English takes the Disney tale and revamps it to make language a key element of the plot. Our story begins centuries ago, when the royalty of Agrabah spoke one language and the citizens another. Communication is impossible without translation... which is controlled by the evil vizier, Jafar. When the rebellious princess, Jazmin, and a delinquent street rat, Aladdin, meet in the marketplace, they find something special in one another. Together, they work to transcend the barriers between them and, with a little magic, help create a better future for themselves and for Agrabah.

Madagascar: A Musical Adventure

June 15, 2018 through August 18, 2018

Good for ages 3 and up, ideal for ages 5-10

Madagascar will leave audiences with no choice but to “Move It, Move It!” Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar: A Musical Adventure follows all of your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar. Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto your stage in the musical adventure of a lifetime.


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